Two locals feed seniors and the homeless in Atlantic City

Good News Notes: “The Rev. James Pressley and Erica Marshall, along with several volunteers, spent Saturday evening handing out meals to seniors and the homeless in Atlantic City who they felt are at particular risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘We wanted to do something for the seniors,’ Pressley said. ‘We’re all struggling, but seniors and…

Going green: Teens take aim at cross-country bike trip

Good News Notes: “A half-dozen teenagers and one slightly-older teacher will bicycle out of San Francisco this summer, on their way across the Central Valley, over the Sierra Nevada mountains and then all the way to New York City. The lucky seven cyclists from San Francisco’s Ruth Asawa School of the Arts call their upcoming…

Brevard Zoo Welcomes It’s Newest Resident, A Baby Giraffe

Sunday was a big day at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida.  The zoo celebrated the birth of a baby giraffe.  This was the sixth giraffe born at the zoo. Zoo officials report the baby is healthy and nursing as expected.  Weighing in at 125 pounds, the new baby stands 6 feet tall. Congratulations to…

Lacrosse Coaches Help Medical Personnel on the Front Line

Joe Amplo, lacrosse coach for the Navy men’s team, finds himself idle from coaching but not from helping.  After speaking with his brother, Kris, he found out his younger sibling was working on a plan to team up with restaurants to feed the medical teams in New York fighting the coronavirus. The following day Joe,…

‘The Masked Singer’ Donates N95 Masks To New York Hospitals

Good News Notes: “The Masked Singer is giving back amid the coronavirus pandemic and has donated masks to New York hospitals in the fight against the virus. Judge, and former physician, Ken Jeong made the announcement on the show’s official Twitter account. ‘Fox and The Masked Singer have purchased 10,000 FDA-approved N95 surgical masks. They arrived in…

Student using her gardening passion to help out neighborhood

 Good News Notes: “Yellow monster, super banana supreme, and sweet chocolate don’t sound like tomato names, but for 12-year-old Annabella Perk, they are very familiar. The St. Jude sixth-grader has a passion for the fruits that have taken over her front yard. Though Annabella started gardening when she was just 4 years old, her hobby…

Orangutans Form ‘Very Special Bond’ with Otters Sharing Zoo Home

 Good News Notes: “A group of orangutans living at the Pairi Daiza Zoo in Belgium is sharing a home with a family of Asian small-clawed otters — and they’re all getting along swimmingly! The close relationship between the animals is on display in a series of photos shared by the zoo, which shows the two…